Updated September 1 at 7:01pm
Economic Activity
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U.S. stocks joined a worldwide selloff, after equities’ worst month in more than three years, amid continuing concerns that China’s slowdown will weigh on the global economy. more
The Rhode Island Black Business Association has named five recipients of its 2015 Business Awards Program, who will be recognized in October at a gala at the Omni Providence Hotel. more
Manufacturing in the U.S. expanded in August at the slowest pace since May 2013 as anemic demand from emerging markets such as China translated into leaner factory order books. more
Home prices, including distressed sales, increased 4.6 percent year over year in July in the Providence-Warwick metropolitan area, according to CoreLogic. more
(Updated, 5:55 p.m.) In an inaugural study of Rhode Island’s clean-energy industry, the state is recommending a number of steps be taken to help further expand the sector. more
(Updated 4:42 p.m.) Global stocks added to losses that have them poised for the worst month in more than three years on fresh concern China’s efforts to prop up its markets will fail. U.S. equities pared declines as crude rallied to a one-month high. more
Gasoline prices are continuing to fall in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, dropping 9 cents and 6 cents, respectively, from last week, AAA Northeast said. more
Rhode Island is the 22nd best state for drivers, according to Bankrate.com, which noted its low fatal crash rate and below average gasoline expenses. more
Rhode Island’s leading economic indicator increased last month to a reading of 133.1, boosted by a decrease in unemployment claims and an increase in building permits. more
The turmoil seen in August is set to continue on the final day of the month. more
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